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Peter Lehmann Botrytis Semillon (half-bottle) 2005
Color: Delicate pale gold.
Bouquet: Classical aromas of lime marmalade, dried pear and a hint of apricot kernel.
Palate: Stylishly luscious with delicious weight on the middle palate. It has superb Semillon fruit counterbalanced by refreshing racy acidity so it finishes with a delightful clean complexity.
Cellaring: Delicious to drink now, but with the screw cap closure can be confidently cellared for 20 plus years.
Enjoy with: Botrytis Semillon is naturally thought of as a dessert wine. Serve it with cheese, particularly soft, ripe cheeses and good blue cheese accompanied by fresh fruit.
Historically and presently the most important wine-producing region of Australia, the Barossa Valley is set in South Australia, where more than half of the country’s wine is made. Because the climate is very hot and dry, vineyard managers must be careful so that grapes do not become overripe.
The intense heat is ideal for plush, bold reds, particularly Rhône blends featuring Shiraz, Grenache, and Mataro (Mourvèdre). White grapes can produce crisp, fresh wines from Riesling, Chardonnay, and Semillon if they are planted at higher altitudes.
Most of Australia’s largest wine producers are based here and Shiraz plantings date back as far as 1860. Many of them are dry farmed and bush trained, still offering less than one ton per acre of inky, purple juice.